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Motorcyclist in fatal collision identified as Makawao man


Maui Police have identified the 55-year-old Makawao man, who was killed when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a car Saturday afternoon on Baldwin Avenue near Kee Road, as William K. Lyon.

Police said a 69-year-old man driving south on Baldwin Avenue in a 2008 Nissan Versa crossed left of center just before 1 p.m., colliding head on with a 2013 Kawasaki motorcycle headed northbound.

Lyon was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center where he died. The Nissan driver, also a Makawao man, was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center with minor injuries.

It is not yet known whether speed, drugs or alcohol contributed to the collision.

The incident is Maui County’s second fatality this year, compared to one at the same time last year.

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